A unique glimpse into the world of Islam and the women who have chosen to live behind the veil.
Na'ima B. Robert is the daughter of a white South African father of Scottish descent and a black South African mother of Zulu descent. Born in Leeds, she grew up in Zimbabwe and went on to gain a first-class degree from the University of London. She has worked in the travel and tourism industry, was a teacher and has written and illustrated children's books. Following her conversion to Islam and her marriage to a Ghanaian revert, she settled in South London, where she now lives with her husband and two small sons.
Extremely thought-provoking, this challenges Western preconceptions
of Islamic women * Telegraph *
A stereotypical view paints Islam as a religion which represses women. But this is not the full picture, as Na'ima B. Robert argues in her new book* Daily Mail *